The purpose of this study is to conduct a cross-cutting examination of the use of performance measures, work requirements, and child support requirements among human services programs that include a focus on promoting self-sufficiency.
Julie W. Hartnack
- Programs for low-income families and their children
- Implementation and process evaluation
- Collecting and analyzing cost data
- Evidence-based technical assistance
- Public housing
- Human Services
- Training and Re-employment
- Family Support
- TANF and Employment Issues
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
Julie W. Hartnack is a researcher with diverse experience in safety net programs and policy analysis. She has played a lead role in national, state, and local evaluations and evidence-based technical assistance projects. She serves as task lead on several studies of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), including the cost study for the SNAP Employment and Training Pilots Evaluation, the Assessment of SNAP Employment and Training Data project, and for the study of SNAP data matching practices. Hartnack provides evidence-based technical assistance to state and local research sites conducting national impact evaluations and local rapid-cycle evaluations. She recently led a process evaluation of the Colorado Department of Corrections’ system of reentry services.
Hartnack joined Mathematica in 2011. She holds a master’s degree in public health from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.
Exploring Measurement of Performance Outcomes and Work Requirements in Programs Promoting Economic Independence (EMPOWERED)
Colorado Department of Corrections Reentry Systems Mapping
The Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab (“Colorado Lab”) partners with the Office of Colorado’s Governor and works with state agencies to improve the lives of Colorado’s residents.
Evaluating Selected Programs for Expectant and Parenting Youth
Mathematica is testing the effectiveness of three programs for pregnant and parenting youth designed to delay subsequent pregnancies, improve contraception use, and encourage and promote expectant and parenting females to remain in school and, ultimately, graduate.